Beyond the boundary of the Wallkill River and nestled in the Shawangunk Mountain range, Shawangunk Fish & Game Association was founded in 1902 as a non-profit fish and game organization providing entry to its citizenry a setting to come and enjoy the outdoor sports nature offers, property amenities abound, education in the areas of sportsmen interest and wildlife conservation, ranges to practice their sports on, competitions, social events and more.  Opening its doors to the surrounding communities of Middletown, Goshen, Montgomery, New Paltz, Woodstock, Newburgh, Port Jervis, Bloomingburg, Monticello, Poughkeepsie, New York and more; their goal was to serve all upstate counties with an all inclusive club that reached Orange County, Sullivan County, Ulster County, Duchess County and Rockland County New York.  Now with an ever growing membership, membership has grown into the states of New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Manhattan and it boroughs in New York City.  They all come to enjoy what our club provides and the beautiful outdoor properties.

Our mission... to create a safe outdoor experience in the Hudson Valley for those individuals and families that love nature, wildlife, hunting, fishing, rifle and pistol range shooting, trapshooting, archery, camping, hiking, education, enduring friendships, social events and competitions to name a few of the adventures and access we offer year round.  We take great pride in maintaining a club rich in history, tradition and the conservation of it's wildlife within its region.  With a relaxing atmosphere, Shawangunk Fish and Game Association offers annual memberships for all ages including our most popular family membership.  Recently, we've opened  a public shooting range for our community to enjoy as well.  All in all, Shawangunk Fish and Game Association is a club that has it all which is what we want available for our membership and community.

Affiliated with the NRA and ATA, Shawangunk Fish and Game Association also supports like-minded organizations locally, partnering for competitions and gatherings year round. We invite you to visit our facilities and encourage you to attend one of our monthly meetings. There, you can inquire on which membership best suites you and your family's needs and all the club has to offer. Visit the EVENTS tab for meeting dates, times and contact information.  We look forward to seeing you!   

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We offer a wide array of memberships to fit everyone's needs. Enrollment comes in 4 sizes! They are:

  • Regular Membership
  • Junior Membership
  • Family Membership
  • Range Membership

Our Regular, Junior and Family Memberships are all inclusive, however the Range Membership is limited to use of all the ranges including the trapshooting range only and does not allow access to other amenitites offered in conjunction with the other memberships. 


In order to join our club, you must first decide on the Membership Level you're interested in.  If you have any questions, feel free to contact the Membership Chairman whose contact information is found under the DOCS & FORMS tab, under Club Contacts.  The Membership Chairman's name and contact information will be listed there.

When your ready to join, there are 2 ways to do so:

ATTEND A MONTHLY MEETING - attend a monthly meeting and pick up a membership application at the meeting.  Also, have your Membership Level picked and bring a check otherwise your processing time will take longer.  Refer to EVENTS tab for when the next New Orientation Membership Meeting will be held.

MAIL - Print a Membership Application, complete it in full and sign along with including your full payment.  Mail Membership Application and payment to:  Membership Chairman - P.O. Box 161; Middletown, NY 10940.

PRINT A MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION - Go to DOCS & FORMS tab to access the Membership Application to print in PDF.

Whether you attend a meeting or mail your membership application in, you must include payment in full in order to activate your membership.  

NOTE:  All new members are required to attended an interview at the Club House before the Board of Directors the 2nd Wednesday of every month. Orientation class are provided 1 hour before  these monthly meeting.


When Shawangunk Fish and Game Association was formed, one of our first and foremost charters was to educate both the membership and public on our local wildlife conservation, safety while handling firearms and bows and learning how to hunt, trap and fish in a safe and responsible manner.  We are proud to have continued this tradition keeping our classes full of eager learners!  Visit our EVENTS tab to see when our next education classes are being held.

Our continuing education courses include:

  • Hunter Safety Courses
  • Trapping Courses
  • Outdoor Related Sports Conservation  
  • and more...